Damping rates and frequency corrections of Kepler LEGACY stars

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  • G. Houdek
  • M. N. Lund
  • R. Trampedach, Space Science Institute, Boulder, CO 80301, USA
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  • J. Christensen-Dalsgaard
  • R. Handberg
  • T. Appourchaux, Univ Paris Sud, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), CNRS - National Institute for Earth Sciences & Astronomy (INSU), Sorbonne Universite, Universite Paris Saclay, Universite Paris Sud - Paris 11, CNRS, Inst Astrophys Spatiale, UMR 8617

Linear damping rates and modal frequency corrections of radial oscillation modes in selected LEGACY main-sequence stars are estimated by means of a non-adiabatic stability analysis. The selected stellar sample covers stars observed by Kepler with a large range of surface temperatures and surface gravities. Anon-local, time-dependent convectionmodel is perturbed to assess stability against pulsation modes. The mixing-length parameter is calibrated to the surface-convection-zone depth of a stellar model obtained from fitting adiabatic frequencies to the LEGACY observations, and two of the non-local convection parameters are calibrated to the corresponding LEGACY linewidth measurements. The remaining non-local convection parameters in the 1D calculations are calibrated so as to reproduce profiles of turbulent pressure and of the anisotropy of the turbulent velocity field of corresponding 3D hydrodynamical simulations. The atmospheric structure in the 1D stability analysis adopts a temperature-optical-depth relation derived from 3D hydrodynamical simulations. Despite the small number of parameters to adjust, we find good agreement with detailed shapes of both turbulent pressure profiles and anisotropy profiles with depth, and with damping rates as a function of frequency. Furthermore, we find the absolute modal frequency corrections, relative to a standard adiabatic pulsation calculation, to increase with surface temperature and surface gravity.

TidsskriftMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Sider (fra-til)595-608
Antal sider14
StatusUdgivet - jul. 2019

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